Dean’s Advisory Board Gains Two New Members

Established two years ago, the Dean’s Advisory Board provides Dean Linda Wells with guidance, acting as a sounding board on matters relating to the College of General Studies. The Board, which is made up mostly of CGS alumni, will welcome two new members in April: Abigail Bowers (CGS’85, CAS’86) and Debralee Goldberg (CGS’76, CAS’78).

Based in Connecticut, Bowers is currently vice president and director of the Widgeon Point Charitable Foundation. She is the parent of a current CGS student, continuing her family’s BU tradition.

Goldberg, who received the CGS Distinguished Alumni Award in 2009, is president and chief executive officer of International Financial Data Services (Canada) Ltd. Her son also attended CGS and graduated from the School of Management in 2008.

The remaining Board members are:

Wayne Bellet (CGS’77)
President, Wayne Bellet Construction
New York, New York

David Buttolph (CGS’77, CAS’79), current parent
Managing Director, Brookside Mezzanine Partners
Greenwich, Connecticut

Steven Greenberg (CGS’87, CAS’89)
Managing Director, Alaron Trading Division, Peregrine Financial Group
Chicago, Illinois

Randolph “Randy” Miller (CGS’67, SMG’69)
Chairman, The Moore Company
Portland, Oregon

Sami Nawas (CGS’85, SMG’87)
Vice President, Nawas International Travel
Atherton, California

Sharon Pyes, current parent
Bedford, New Hampshire

Scott Schermerhorn (CGS’82, SMG’84)
Principal, Granite Investment Advisors
BU Adjunct Faculty
Concord, New Hampshire

Alejandro “Alex” Suero (CGS’97, CAS’99)
Real Estate Broker, Suero & Suero
Key Biscayne, Florida

Jodi Turek (CGS’84, COM’86, COM’89)
President and Co-Founder, Womensforum.com
Adjunct Faculty, BU College of Communication
Andover, Massachusetts

Edward Westerman (CGS’66, COM’68)
Principal, Westerman Consulting
Framingham, Massachusetts